Albanese Leaving as 'Daily Show' Showrunner

Departing for development deal with Warner Bros. TV
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Rory Albanese will depart as executive producer and showrunner for Comedy Central's The Daily Show. His last day will be Thursday.

Albanese is leaving the longrunning late-night talker for a development deal with Warner Bros. TV. Albanese, whose also a stand up comedian, joined The Daily Show in 1999.

The news was first reported by Deadline, which also said that the show will likely promote someone from within its ranks.